Carlton Craig
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Ph.D. University of North Carolina, 2005
(859) 257-6657
  • Coping assessment and resiliency
  • PTSD and Grief
  • Genocide
  • Research Evaluation
  • Psychometrics

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Craig received his B.A. in psychology and sociology from Bowling Green State University (1991), his M.S.S.A. from Case Western Reserve University (1993), and his doctorate in Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2005). Dr. Craig is a state Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.) and has his Diplomate in Clinical Social Work certification from NASW. Prior to receiving his doctorate, Dr. Craig worked as a clinical social worker for five years with the Veterans Administration Medical Centers in the Detroit and Cleveland localities where he received several outstanding awards for his clinical work.

His current research and publications focuses on child victimization, populations traumatized by genocide, and psychometric scale development. Dr. Craig’s most recent publications include: Trauma exposure and child abuse potential: Investigating the cycle of violence (2007) American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, Factors implicating trauma practice patterns: The convergence/divergence of science and practice (2007) Journal of Anxiety Disorders, An exploratory factor analysis of the Trauma Practices Questionnaire (2007) Best Practices in Mental Health: An International Journal, and Mental health and well-being among Bosnian refugees after resettlement in the United States: Implications for practice, policy, and research (in press) Traumatology.

Dr. Craig is a faculty associate of the Center for the Study of Violence against Children. He is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW), Society for Social Work Research (SSWR), Council for Social Work Education (CSWE), and International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). He has presented research at national and international conferences, published in peer-reviewed journals, and mentors student trainees.

Carlton D. Craig, Ph.D., DCSW

Director of Graduate Studies of  the College of Social Work
Vernon R. Wiehe Endowed Professor in Family Violence
Associate Research Faculty, Center on Trauma and Children
Associate Professor
Chair of Clinical Social Work Concentration
University of Kentucky
College of Social Work
603 Patterson Office Tower
Lexington, KY 40506-0027
Office: (859) 257-6657
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